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Multiple sclerosis: basic knowledge and new insights in perioperative management
Abstract Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating disease of the central nervous system affecting young adults that may lead to significant disability. The clinical course varies among theExpand
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Preoperative Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block for Positioning Patients With Hip Fractures for Central Nervous Blockade: A Randomized Trial
Background and Objectives Appropriate pain management may positively affect outcome following hip fractures. Positioning patients for spinal anesthesia (SA) can be extremely painful. Peripheral nerveExpand
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Sevoflurane versus propofol anesthesia in patients undergoing lumbar spondylodesis: a randomized trial.
BACKGROUND Spondylodesis is a procedure aiming at providing stability in one or more spinal segments. The aim of our study was to compare sevoflurane and propofol as induction and maintenance agents,Expand
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Local infiltration analgesia combined with a standardized multimodal approach including an adductor canal block in total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized, placebo-controlled,
PurposeTotal knee arthroplasty (TKA) is associated with moderate to severe postoperative pain. This study evaluates the technique of local infiltration analgesia (LIA), by comparing it to salineExpand
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Evaluating the Early Effects of Anti-angiogenic Treatment in human breast cancer with Intrinsic susceptibility-weighted and Diffusion-weighted MRI : initial observations
S. P. Li, N. J. Taylor, S. Mehta, N. P. Hughes, J. J. Stirling, I. C. Simcock, D. J. Collins, J. A. d'Arcy, M. O. Leach, A. L. Harris, A. Makris, and A. R. Padhani Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood,Expand
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The impact of fascia iliaca compartment block on chronic postsurgical pain in patients undergoing hip fracture repair.
STUDY OBJECTIVE Chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP), i.e. pain persisting >3 months, may appear after any type of surgery. There is a paucity of literature addressing CPSP development after hip fractureExpand